East Klang Valley Expressway

Major road tunnel project in Malaysia delayed

Date of Release: 
Jan 20 2016

The planned Penang project is postponed in Malaysia. This major road tunnel project will be delayed. The project is expected to cost US$1.42 billion and the work will be carried out by the Consortium Zenith BUCG (CZBUCG). For the first phase, three highways with a combined length of 21.2km will be constructed. They are the Air Itam to Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway bypass, the Gurney Drive to Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway bypass and the Jalan Tanjung Bungah-Teluk Bahang paired-road. The delay has been attributed to a hold up with the environmental impact assessment for the project.

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Selangor government to finally meet anti-SUKE lobby to hear grouses

Date of Release: 
Jan 18 2016

SHAH ALAM, Jan 18 — The Selangor state government will meet with a group that is opposing the construction of the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang highway (SUKE) to hear their grouses on the matter, Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said today.

“I have seen the objections voiced out and I have contacted their representative and asked that the group be notified of our intention to meet,” Azmin said, referring to the group “Say No to SUKE”.

“We will decide on a date soon,” he added.

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Making the right decision for a sustainable future for Selangor — Say No To Dash

Date of Release: 
Sep 7 2015

SEPT 7 — The Say No to DASH (Damansara) Group refers to two recent news update reported by various media with regards to the proposed Damansara-Shah Alam Highway (DASH) and the approved East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE).

Recently, some media highlighted a memorandum sent in to the Selangor Government by a newly mooted group called Say Yes to DASH which comprises of residents from Shah Alam supported by the project proponent of DASH i.e. Prolintas, listing out the reasons DASH is needed by them.

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NGO: EKVE reports incomplete

Date of Release: 
Aug 22 2015

AN ENVIRONMENTAL group has voiced its disappointment over the decision by the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) to approve the East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE) project.

Treat Every Environment Special (Trees) directors Christa Hashim and Leela Panikkar said they had been disillusioned by the way the project had been pushed through and the overall lack of transparency.

“Thousands of residents, NGOs and members of the public have submitted objections to the alignment of the EKVE throughout the process.

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